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Appendix Baby Boomers and Older Adults, continued Table 33.  Employment for all workers and workers age 55 and older by industry supersector, Ohio, 2013 Industry supersector All sectors Natural Resources

Employment, all ages

Share of total employment

Workers age 55 and older

Share of all workers age 55 and older

Workers age 55 and older as share of industry supersector

4,736,505

100.0%

1,059,440

100.0%

22.4%

27,695

0.6%

6,682

0.6%

24.1%

Construction

170,717

3.6%

32,706

3.1%

19.2%

Manufacturing

662,224

14.0%

169,011

16.0%

25.5%

Wholesale Trade

222,979

4.7%

54,977

5.2%

24.7%

Retail Trade

519,576

11.0%

111,175

10.5%

21.4%

Transportation and Utilities

202,429

4.3%

49,406

4.7%

24.4%

Information Financial Activities Professional and Business Services

85,395

1.8%

19,159

1.8%

22.4%

258,297

5.5%

56,346

5.3%

21.8%

662,172

14.0%

134,787

12.7%

20.4%

1,169,621

24.7%

301,943

28.5%

25.8%

Leisure and Hospitality

453,081

9.6%

46,923

4.4%

10.4%

Government

165,145

3.5%

42,453

4.0%

25.7%

Other Services

137,174

2.9%

33,872

3.2%

24.7%

Education and Health Services

Source: Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) Origin-Destination Employment Statistics Notes: Dataset only includes civilian employment covered by unemployment insurance, which excludes military, certain farm and domestic workers, the self-employed, unpaid workers in familyowned businesses, employees of certain nonprofit organizations, and raildroad workers. The following are descriptions for the industry supersectors in Tables 32 and 33: •

Natural Resources: establishments primarily engaged in growing crops; raising animals; harvesting timber; harvesting fish and other animals from a farm, ranch, or their natural habitats; and extracting naturally occurring mineral solids, liquid minerals, and gases

Construction: establishments primarily engaged in the construction of buildings or engineering projects

Manufacturing: establishments engaged in the mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into new products

Wholesale Trade: establishments engaged in the distribution of merchandise to retailers, generally without transformation, and rendering services incidental to the sale of merchandise

Retail Trade: establishments engaged in the sale of merchandise to final consumers, generally without transformation, and rendering services incidental to the sale of merchandise

Transportation and Utilities: establishments providing transportation of passengers and cargo; providing warehousing and storage for goods; providing scenic and sightseeing transportation; providing support activities related to modes of transportation; and engaged in the provision of utility services

Information: establishments engaged in producing and distributing information and cultural products, providing the means to transmit or distribute these products as well as data or communications, and processing data

Financial Activities: establishments primarily engaged in facilitating financial transactions; and renting, leasing, or otherwise allowing the use of tangible or intangible assets

Professional and Business Services: establishments specializing in performing professional, scientific, and technical activities for others; holding the securities of—or other equity interests in—other firms; administering, overseeing, and managing establishments of other firms; and performing routine support activities for the day-to-day operations of other firms

Education and Health Services: establishments providing instruction and training in a wide variety of subjects; and providing health care and social assistance for individuals

Leisure and Hospitality: establishments operating facilities or providing services to meet varied cultural, entertainment, and recreational interests of their patrons; providing customers with lodging; and providing customers with prepared meals, snacks, and beverages for immediate consumption

Government: establishments of federal, state, and local government agencies that administer, oversee, and manage public programs and have executive, legislative, or judicial authority over other institutions within a given area

Other Services: establishments providing repair services, drycleaning and laundry services, personal care services, death care services, pet care services, photofinishing services, temporary parking services, and dating services; and promoting or administering religious activities, grantmaking, and advocacy

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Workers age 55 and older make up 22.4% of Ohio’s workforce. These older workers account for more than a quarter of jobs in education and health services, government, and manufacturing. Ohio firms engaged in leisure and hospitality, construction, and professional and business services are the least likely to have workers age 55 and older

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